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Border management institutions’ working hours are not harmonized.   

Charges by Container Freight Stations vary from port charges  

Charges of plant import permit (PIP) at Malaba for Ugandan tea destined for auction at Mombasa.   

Cigarettes manufactured in Kenya exported to Tanzania required to have a local 75% tobacco content  

Congestion at the Ports DAR and Mombasa  

Corruption along the Northern and Central Corridors (police roadblocks, weighbridge and border gates).   

Cut-flower from Tanzania for re-exports to Europe and Russia blocked by Kenya  

Delays in issuing bonds at Kenya border with Uganda for tea meant for auction in Mombasa  

Delays in transit bonds cancellation  

Existence of several weighbridge stations in the Central and Northern Corridors.  

Exports of plastic products from Kenya are subjected to 10% and 25% CET rate.  

Inadequate Police Escort mechanism.   

Inadequate quality of infrastructural services.  

Kenya Import levy of Kshs 2 per Kg on Agricultural Products from Tanzania  

Lack of recognition of CTH criteria in the EAC ROO for motor vehicles  

Lack of harmonized port procedures manual.   

Lack of interface within the customs’ systems in the Revenue Authorities in Partner States.   

Lack of Verification sheds and parking yards at border posts  

Lengthy procedures for issuing of work permits vary among EAC Partner States  

No movements of Cargo Trucks beyond 6:00 pm within Tanzania  

Non recognition by Kenya for SPS certificates issued by Uganda for tea destined for Mombasa action.   

Non-harmonized road user charges / road tolls  

Numerous institutions involved in testing goods.  

Requirement by KRA for transporters to have introductory letters from URA on certain products / consignments, e.g. tyres and spirits  

Requirement for OTS (Open Tender System) for bulk Fuel Procurement System  

Several Police roadblocks along Northern and Central Corridors, estimated at 36 between Mombasa-Kigali and 30 between Dar Es Salaam to Rusumo border  

TRA has introduced check points in the Central Corridor with timeframes and imposed charges for the delays to reach the destinations  

Ugandan ban on beef & beef products from Kenya   

Weighing of empty trucks in Tanzania